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Charlotte Golar Richie: Champion for civil rights

Charlotte Golar Richie’s commitment to civil rights, fairness and equality is in her blood — her parents fought for these issues, she focused on them while serving in the Massachusetts House of Representatives and it was a strong part of ...

Council candidates campaign finance update

Not long after we posted Eliza Dewy’s article on this year’s City Council races on the web Wednesday, we got a phone call from the campaign of Tito Jackson noting that the fundraising totals cited for the councilor did not ...

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The Boston region is at the forefront of the entrepreneur movement and an ecosystem exists for startups to network and showcase their ideas. One of these programs is Mass Innovation Nights which provides a monthly meetup platform for startups to ...

The Craic and Blonde

The Boston region is at the forefront of the entrepreneur movement and an ecosystem exists for startups to network and showcase their ideas. One of these programs is Mass Innovation Nights which provides a monthly meetup platform for startups to ...

Giselle Sterling heads City’s Office of Veterans Services

Mayor Martin J. Walsh has appointed GiselleSterling commissioner of Veterans’ Services for the City of Boston. She will be the first Latina and first woman to hold this position.

Opticianry students gain a clearer vision for career success

Driven and determined are two words often used to describe Elisa Hornedo of Methuen. After all, she has excelled in academics since a young age, and has served as a strong role model for her three younger sisters.

Boston Delegation elects new chair

The state Legislature’s Boston Delegation last week elected Representative Evandro Carvalho as its Chairman for the upcoming legislative session.

World-class education should be in reach of all children, regardless of background

Boston is the birthplace of public education in America. But today, we’re a city where far too many of our kids can’t get the education they deserve.

Boston's Inner City Entrepreneurs solve problems in urban landscape

Boston is on the forefront of the urban entrepreneur movement, joining other cities like New York, Chicago and Washington D.C. in backing a business environment that not only supports diversity but sees it as a necessity by directly linking businesses ...

Vietnam War 40 years later: Capitalism trumps ideology

Forty years have passed since the Vietnam War ended, and a parade was staged in Ho Chi Minh City, formally Saigon, to commemorate that date. Yet despite the fanfare debates rage on both sides of the Pacific as to who ...

Art Works - Boston's creative economy

Creative minds and concepts now boost a market that many believe already is, and will become more so, a driver of Boston’s evolving economy.

Ebonie Woolcock, MD, MPH and Kraft Practitioner providing care at Bowdoin Street Health Center

Partners HealthCare and the Kraft family have collaborated to create the Kraft Center for Leadership and Training in Community Health. The Kraft Center aims to help develop the careers and leadership skills of excellent physicians and nurses who are committed ...

Jerk chicken gurus go big

Eighteen years ago, the couple scored a secret jerk chicken recipe from Chris’s mother and began cooking the Jamaican dish for family and neighborhood gatherings. Soon, their chicken was legendary among neighbors, inspiring them to take their product to market. ...

Baker: small businesses key to Mass. economy

While speaking at the annual awards ceremony of the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Massachusetts District Office on May 4 in Framingham, Baker acknowledged that small business is responsible for adding half of the new jobs in the state and admitted ...

No justice, no peace

The Baltimore protests, and the violent police incidents that precipitated them, raise important questions about racially discriminatory policing.